Before Friday, Waterloo has received just under eight inches of snow this season...and Winter Storm Izzy, could give the Cedar Valley that much (or more) in just one day.

The record one-day snowfall for January 14th in Waterloo is eight inches, set in 1940. Last year on January 14, Waterloo received just over two inches of fresh snow. This marks the fifth consecutive year that at least a trace of precipitation has fallen on January 14th in Iowa.

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The Winter Storm Warning issued for most of the state will expire in the Waterloo area in the morning hours of Saturday 1/15.

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This is what the National Weather Service in Des Moines had forecast total snow amounts once Winter Storm Izzy passes through:

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If you must travel, utilize 511ia.org for the latest road conditions across the state and to 'Track a Plow' and see photos of the road conditions from the snowplows in operation across Iowa.

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It's a quote that rings true, "Local Beer is Better". Why? Because you're supporting your friends and neighbors. Heck, you might even personally know the brewmaster of your favorite local beer. How cool is that? The "dive bar" down on the corner might have it's own place in society, but they're quickly being replaced by local breweries with unique themes and spacious taprooms. On top of that, they take the joy of beer to the next level, with some really good (and sometimes award-winning) beer! Scroll down for our virtual brewery tour.

 

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